Re: [Slovak-World] Harsh treatment of children
- I'd rather have had my parents hit me than to pull the mind games that they
did. You can get over being hit, but mental injuries last a lifetime.
> "Save the stick-spoil the child?"a family?
> How was that?
> Do any of the members recall anything about harsh treatment of children in
> Have any of the members been beaten or punished while young?
> Why babicka is more popular and loved than mother?
> Is this issue a taboo?
- At 10:57 AM 6/2/2003 -0700, you wrote:
>On Mon, 2 Jun 2003 BJLK@... wrote:More like an attempt to assert dominance. The alpha wolf thing.
> > There are probably as many as there are parents who can invent creative
> > punishments. I was given wood chunks to kneel on (the kind that are
> > chopped for the fireplace or furnace with lots of splinters). I'm a little
> > surprised to see that "painful kneeling" seems to be more a common
> experience than I
> > ever imagined. Is this a downside of being brought up Slovak?
> > B. J. Licko-Keel (BJLK@...)
>Sounds like a downside of being brought up Catholic. :)